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Title Program, 25th Anniversary of Keuffel & Esser Co., Tues., July 19, 1892. Berg's Oriental Park, Jersey City.
Object Name Program
Catalog Number 2010.007.0240
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Program, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Keuffel & Esser Co., Tuesday, July 19, 1892. Single folio, 5-7/8" wide x 8-3/4" high, [4] pp. Printed in red ink, text in English and German. Condition is very poor. Reference prints on file.

While stated as a program, it was apparently issued prior ("will be celebrated") to the event as a notice or prospectus for employees to apply for tickets by July 18. There was probably an actual program or keepsake for the celebration that listed the principals, dignitaries, speakers, etc.

The event was held at Berg's Oriental Park, Ogden Avenue, Jersey City Heights. K&E had offices and facilities in New York, but its factory was in Hoboken. The date was the official date that the company was founded and as a weekday, it was made a company holiday for this anniversary.

Cover is titled twice, English language at the top and the same format and text in German on the lower half. Page [2] has the program in English with it repeated in German on page [3]. Page [4] is a list of the committees and members. Full text is in notes.

Notes 2010.007.0240

Page [1]
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of KEUFFEL & ESSER CO.
Tuesday, July 19, 1892

Page [2]

The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the founding of the house KEUFFEL & ESSER CO. will be celebrated at

Ogden Ave., Jersey City Heights.

Tickets for adults and for children, and badges for employees will be furnished on July 18th, by the cashier of the New York house and by the bookkeeper at the factory. Applications for tickets, stating number wanted for adults and for children, must be made before July 15th to Mr. BERNEGAU in New York or Mr. WIEMER in Hoboken. Tickets must be presented at the gate and will be collected at supper.

The Anniversary will be celebrated on JULY 19th, 1892, beginning at 2 P. M., when the Park will be opened. There will be committees attending to admission, dancing, amusements, refreshments, &c., as per list on 4th page, and everybody is expected to conform to the directions of these committees in the interest of good order and harmony.

All participants will be guests of KEUFFEL & ESSER CO., who will furnish all refreshments, and there will be nothing sold in the Park during the celebration.

Refreshments will be served only by waiters (not at the bar) and only to parties seated at tables.
Smoking will not be permitted in the Dining Room nor on the Dancing Platform.


2P. M. Reception of Guests, &c.
2.30 " Overture.
3" Opening March.
3.30 " Games for Children.
5 " Prize Bowling for Ladies.
8.30 " Resumption of Dancing.-Opening March.
11.30 " "Home, Sweet Home."
Coffee and Cake will be served at 3 P. M.
Ice Cream"" 4.30 "
Supper for children "" 6 "
Supper for adults "" 7 "

Parties intending to speak at Supper, will please give notice to Mr. Bernegau of the Committee of Arrangements.

Page [4]

Arrangement Committtee.
C[carl]. M. Bernegau, Chairman. [he was then located in the New York office]
A. Stoeffler
J. Boettner
A. Kimmerle
F.J. Bernard
C. Willich, Jr.

Floor Committee.
L.Babini, Floor Manager.
G. Kopp, Assistant Floor Manager
J. Suleder
A. Hohmann
E. Bertin
H. Schwalm
A. Skronn
L. Bertin
J. Witt
E. Eickhorn

Door Committee.
F. Dreyer, Chairman.
J. Finck
F. Gruber
A. Hauber
G. Spiegel
T. Petermann
C. Sanders
C. Pfeiffer
F. Mattes
J. Beck
G. Stoeffler
C. Schaufelberger
Date 1892
Year Range from 1892
Year Range to 1892
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption pg [1] front cover; titled twice - English top; German below.
Imagefile 076\20100070240.TIF
Classification Parties
Business & Commerce